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Hotel guest killed in early Sunday morning shooting at Crown Lodge in KCMO

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Posted at 2:42 PM, Jun 12, 2022

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A man died from life-threatening injuries sustained in an early morning shooting Sunday in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCMO police were dispatched around 3:45 a.m. to Crown Lodge at 8500 East 350 Highway on reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived, an adult male victim — identified as Thomas Floyd, 48 — was located with apparent gunshot wounds in the hotel lobby, common area.

Emergency medical services transported Floyd to an area hospital, where later in the morning he did not survive his injuries.

Initial investigation indicates Floyd and an unknown suspect had a confrontation leading to an altercation in which shots were fired and struck Floyd, according to KCPD.

Police report the suspect left the scene in an unknown direction. As of Sunday evening, detectives were still working to identify a person of interest, asking for the public's help to do so.

Additionally, KCPD confirmed Floyd was a guest of the hotel.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the KCPD Homicide Unit at 816-234-5043 or the TIPS hotline anonymously at 816-474-TIPS.

Information leading to an arrest in this case could result in a reward of up to $25,000.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.